Latin America Unrest Forces Biden to Confront Challenges to Democracy Close to Home

U.S. influence began waning in the region over the past decade, as successive administrations turned toward fighting terrorism in the Middle East. The post Latin America Unrest Forces Biden to Confront Challenges to Democracy Close to Home appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women

The government rejected the accounts of women who said they were sexually assaulted by Egyptian security and justice officials during searches. The post Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State

Speaking publicly for the first time, these Egyptian women say they were sexually abused during invasive searches and medical exams by government authorities. The post Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

U.S. to Allow Some Asylum Seekers Rejected Under Trump to Reopen Cases

The move could provide tens of thousands of people enrolled in a program that sent applicants to wait in Mexico a way to return to the United States to pursue their claims again. The post U.S. to Allow Some Asylum Seekers Rejected Under Trump to Reopen Cases appeared first on […]

Europe’s Dilemma: Take In ISIS Families, or Leave Them in Syria?

Many countries have resisted allowing the return of families of ISIS members. Security experts say that leaving the women and their children in Syria is a greater risk. The post Europe’s Dilemma: Take In ISIS Families, or Leave Them in Syria? appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

U.N. Rights Council Orders Inquiry Into Israel After Gaza Strife

Acting in the aftermath of the fighting in Gaza, a United Nations panel in Geneva approved a far-ranging inquiry into Israel’s actions. The post U.N. Rights Council Orders Inquiry Into Israel After Gaza Strife appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

U.N. Rights Council to Investigate Israeli-Palestinian Violence

The United Nations’ top human rights body voted on Thursday to open an inquiry into abuses and possible war crimes committed in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories during recent hostilities. The post U.N. Rights Council to Investigate Israeli-Palestinian Violence appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Italy to Try Four Egyptian Agents in Killing of Italian Student

The agents will be tried in absentia in Rome in the death of Giulio Regeni, who had been doing research in Egypt and is now a symbol for human rights in Italy. The post Italy to Try Four Egyptian Agents in Killing of Italian Student appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com